The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Architect
Rank 899 859 -
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Architect 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £67,500 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year
-23.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Cyber Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cyber Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect within the UK.

Cyber Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Cyber Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 4 £67,500 -23.94%
London -11 2 £70,000 -21.12%
Worcester - 1 £65,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

Cyber Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Architect in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) PhD
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) SABSA
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) RMADS
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

Cyber Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSD
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) SABSA
4 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001